Monitoring of a queue

By now the producer that we started at the beginning should have generated enough data. Stop the producer by holding CTRL + C or or CONTROL + C in each terminal window.

To inspect the metric, select the checkbox for the queue ActiveMQ.DLQ and the metric name QueueSize for the broker(s). Then click the tab Graphed metrics.

CloudWatch Step 7

In the next step, you will learn how to create a CloudWatch Alarm. Click on the bell image (as shown in the above picture with a red doodle) for the metric to create a new CloudWatch Alarm. Continue to next step to learn how to add an alarm.